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Press Releases: August 2011



-08/31/11  A Unified Security Budget for the United States;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Announcement of Interim Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Trip to Paris; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  China: Criminal Procedure Law (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Conversation with TIME's Richard Stengel to Mark "Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Member of the Knesset Dr. Einat Wilf's Visit to Washington (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Rhythm Road Visit to Burma (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  U.S. Calls for Cessation of Southern Kordofan Bombings; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  U.S. Department of State And mtvU Announce Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship Winners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/11  Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  60th Anniversary of the U.S.-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  China: Sentencing of Tibetan Monk (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  Coordination Meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and Promote Equality; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  P-5 Meeting in Geneva; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Exclusion from Foreign Terrorist Organization List (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/11  U.S. Department of State Announces The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad's 2011 Fall Tour Schedule; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/11  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson Travels to West Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/11  Malaysia's Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/29/11  Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/29/11  Secretary Clinton's Travel to Paris; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Attack on the United Nations in Nigeria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Final Environmental Impact Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Firebombing at Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Keystone XL Final Environmental Impact Statement Released; Public Meetings Set; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Libya: Securing Stockpiles Promotes Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Proposed Keystone XL Project Final Environmental Impact Statement and Details on the Upcoming Public Meetings;  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  Travel of Assistant Secretary Rose E. Gottemoeller to Geneva, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/11  U.S. Department of State Sends NBA and WNBA Legends to Africa as Sports Diplomats; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr. Travels to Sri Lanka; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Background Briefing on UN Sanctions Committee Actions on Libyan Assets; Via Teleconference
-08/25/11  Istanbul Meetings; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Moldova's National Day; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Statement on Libya;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Syria: Attack on Ali Farzat and Persecution of Activists; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Two-Week Cease-fire in Sudan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Unfreezing Assets to Meet the Critical Humanitarian Needs of the Libyan People; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/24/11  Passing of New Democratic Party Leader Jack Layton; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/11  State Department: Earthquake Damage (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/11  The Human Rights Council's Special Session on Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/23/11  Ukraine's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/22/11  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs Travels to Guatemala to Discuss Intercountry Adoption; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/11  Sentencing of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/20/11  20th Anniversary of Estonian Independence;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/20/11  Joint Statement by the Quartet on Attacks in Southern Israel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/11  Attack on British Council in Kabul;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/19/11  Bombing in Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/19/11  Commemoration of World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/19/11  The Passing of Ambassador Jerome Shestack;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  Afghanistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  Bus Attack in Southern Israel;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  Department of State Assistance to Pakistan (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  On the Occasion of Hungary's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  Remarks on the Situation in Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  Reports on Peru Halting Coca Eradication (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  The State Department Releases "Country Reports on Terrorism 2010"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/18/11  U.S. Emergency Flood Assistance to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (D.P.R.K.); Washington, DC
-08/17/11  Egypt: Postponement of EXERCISE BRIGHT STAR (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/11  Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between the U.S. Department of State and Webb County Sheriff's Office; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/11  Sale of Oil and Gas to Syria (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/11  Special Tribunal for Lebanon (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/11  State Department Information Technology "Rising Stars" Awarded; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/17/11  Travel Restrictions Placed on Syrian Ambassador (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  A Conversation with Secretaries Hillary Clinton and Leon Panetta;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; National Defense University; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Designation of Army of Islam Leader Mumtaz Dughmush; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Designation of Haqqani Network Commander Sangeen Zadran; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Gabonese Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Joint Statement by the Quartet; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/16/11  Tonga: Deputy Secretary Nides' Meeting with the King of Tonga (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/11  Travel of Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer to Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Deputy Secretary's Travel to Mexico August 15-17; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Egypt: Departure of USAID Mission Director (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Fulbright Foreign Students and Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants to Attend Orientation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Global Undergraduate Exchange Program Orientation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Pakistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Recent Meeting Between Ambassador Ford and Foreign Minister Mouallem (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Republic of Korea's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  Republic of the Congo National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  U.S. Diplomats Travel in Pakistan (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  U.S. Efforts Toward Middle East Peace (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/11  UPDATED: National Defense University to Host "Clinton-Panetta Conversation"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  India's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  Interview With Scott Pelley of CBS Evening News;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  Korea: Reunion of Korean-Americans with Family in D.P.R.K. (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  Liechtenstein's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  New Sanctions Against Belarus; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  Office of International Religious Freedom Funds Middle East Media Research Institute Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  R.O.K.: DS Burns Meeting with R.O.K. Amb. Chun Yung-woo (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  Remarks on the Food Crisis in the Horn of Africa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; International Food Policy Research Institute; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  U.S. Department of State Announces International Sports Exchange for Athletes with Disabilities; Washington, DC
-08/11/11  U.S. Department of State to Launch New Fellowship Program for Community Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Libyan Embassy: Status of Bank Accounts (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Office of International Religious Freedom Provides Holocaust Education Grant to Centropa; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Receives Award from the Haiti Jewish Refugee Legacy Project; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Sri Lankan Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  U.S. Minor Citizen Missing in Egypt (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  U.S. Response to Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/10/11  Vietnam: Conviction of Blogger Pham Minh Hoang (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  David Hale's Contact with Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  Housing Construction in East Jerusalem (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  Jerusalem-born U.S. Passport Holders (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. and Japanese Youth Lead Initial International Sports Exchange with Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks on the Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa on August 11; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/11  The First U.S.-Japan International Sports Exchange;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  Contact with President Abdallah Saleh (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  D.P.R.K.: Divided Families (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  Ecuador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  Jovenes en Accion Completion Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  Republic of Singapore National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/08/11  U.S. Senior Advisor on Darfur Travels to Geneva, London; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell's Travel to Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Bolivia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Jamaica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Remarks With Brunei Darussalam Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Secretary Clinton, Cal Ripken, Jr. To Make Sports Diplomacy Announcement Tuesday; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  Security for the Libyan Embassy (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  The Deaths of Four UN Peacekeepers in Abyei;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/05/11  The Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Flood Assistance (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/04/11  Interview With Christiane Amanpour of ABC's This Week;  Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria; As-Aired; Washington, DC
-08/04/11  Preventing Mass Atrocities and Serious Human Rights Violations;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/04/11  U.S. Department of State Welcomes the First Group of Youth Ambassadors from Haiti; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/11  Remarks With Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  "Ask Alan," a New Way to Engage with Iranians; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  Background Briefing on Somalia and Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance;  Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  Church Bombing in Kirkuk, Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  Meeting With Syrian Activists;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  On the Record Briefing: U.S. Representative to the Transitional National Council Chris Stevens on Libya; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-08/02/11  U.S.-India State-to-State Engagement Begins in New Delhi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/11  Continuing Violence in Syria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/01/11  Department of State Honors Nguyen Van Anh as State Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/11  On the Occasion of the Beginning of Ramadan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/01/11  Remarks at Swearing-In Ceremony for Ambassador to China Gary Locke;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

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